Animals of the African Grasslands

James Talia

Animals of the African Grasslands

James Talia






1 Jan 2019




Flying Start to Literacy WorldWise

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Title Information:­
Animals of the African Grasslands: Animals of the African Grasslands reports on the different ways that animals living on these grasslands find their food and stay safe from predators.

Content vocabulary:African, browsers, climate, grasslands, grazers, herds, meat eaters, meat-eating, plant eaters, predators, prey, pride, scavengers

Key concepts:
Animals of the African grasslands need the plants that live there to survive. Plant-eating animals eat the plants that grow on the grasslands, and meat-eating animals survive by eating other animals.

Reading Strategies: Synthesising known and new information

Related resource:Lesson Plan - Animals of the African Grasslands

Series Information:

WorldWise is a high-interest literacy program that encourages inquiry and questioning while extending knowledge in science and a range of STEM topics linked to the curriculum. This engaging program teaches reading strategies simultaneously with natural, earth and physical science concepts – reflecting the diversity of the world students live in.

Students will develop strategies and skills to read informative texts across a range of text types while they learn to become informative text writers. With an assortment of text types on offer, themes and concepts are introduced and revisited across the reading stages, building on initial concepts with increasing complexity.

WorldWise Lesson Plans support each Student Book, offering practical, systematic and easy-to-implement instructions. These visually appealing resources integrate oral language, vocabulary development, fluency and comprehension, writing and phonics.

WorldWise Investigations is a web-based tool that provides extension activities for titles in the program. It encourages exploration of content linked to curriculum outcomes in a deeper more hands-on way. Students are supported with a framework that encourages investigation and inquiry.

This series is supported by an array of teacher resources which can be obtained by visiting

Teacher Resources

Flying Start to Literacy is supported by an array of free teacher resources, including:

  • scope and sequence documents
  • phonics and phonemic overviews for each reading stage
  • reading and writing across the curriculum overviews of text types, text features, curriculum links, key concepts, and content vocabulary for the books at each of the reading stages
  • records of reading behaviour are provided for books at each stage
  • ongoing assessment checklist forms
  • getting started tips and guidance
  • title-level correlations to the Australian Curriculum
  • information about the research that underpins the series
  • percentage of decodable words tables for Levels 1—10.

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